Mintesnot Woldeamanuel

Qualifications: • Ph.D., 2007, Hokkaido University, Urban and Environmental Engineering/planning• M. Eng., 2004, Hokkaido University, Urban and Environmental Engineering/planning• B.Sc., 2001, Ethiopian Civil Service University, Urban Planning• Adv. Diploma, 1996, Ethiop
Affiliation: Associate Professor at California State University Northridge


Dr. Mintesnot Woldeamanuel enjoys all aspects of urban planning but he is most interested in the functional relationship between urban land use and transportation. He has conducted extensive research and written on the relationship among travel behavior, the environment and urban form focusing on transportation mode choice and spatial analysis. His research interest includes public transportation policies and its impact on the environment, spatial and network analysis, mode choice, urban transportation service quality assessment and application of Geographic Information systems (GIS) for transportation.

Current research

Why Decline in Walking and Cycling to School? Assessing the Built Environment, Social Factors and Health implications


Institute for Sustainability, California State University Northridge